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Python Software Foundation: Payment Options

The PSF offers several payment methods. Please review the options below including specific details the PSF needs to process payments. Contact accounting@python.org with any questions.

  • PayPal for US or international payments
  • Zelle for US domestic bank accounts
  • ACH for US domestic bank accounts
  • Physical check in USD
  • Wire transfer for international payments
  • Transferwise for international payments

The PSF does not issue funds in cash.

Selecting a Different Payee to Accept Funds on Your Behalf

You may choose another person to receive the funds on your behalf, but the PSF cannot guarantee that the other person will release the funds to you.

PayPal

If you select PayPal as your payment preference, PayPal may limit the amount of money that can be received in a single transaction or per year. PayPal does not publish these rules on their site, but does disclose restrictions to PayPal account holders. Account verification or other information is often required by PayPal to release the funds for use. Please contact PayPal to find out if any limits apply to your account.

Zelle

If you select the Zelle option, the PSF will need the following information to process payment:

  • Account type: Individual or Business
  • First Name and Last Name
  • email address or mobile number

ACH

If you select the ACH option, the PSF will need the following information to process payment:

  • The name of the beneficiary on the account
  • The beneficiary’s address on the account
  • The bank name
  • The bank address
  • The bank routing number
  • The account number

Wire Transfer

If you select the wire transfer option, the PSF will need the following information to process payment:

  • The name of the beneficiary on the account
  • The beneficiary’s address on the account
  • The bank name
  • The bank address
  • The bank SWIFT code
  • The account number or IBAN
  • The US intermediary bank’s SWIFT code

Transferwise

If you select the Transferwise option, the PSF will need the following information to process payment:

  • The name of the beneficiary on the account
  • The beneficiary’s address on the account
  • The bank name
  • The bank address
  • The bank SWIFT code
  • The account number or IBAN
  • The email of the beneficiary on the account
  • The currency your account is in